Postdoctoral Scholar, job #94709
School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies
Arizona State University
The School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies
(SHPRS) through its undergraduate certificate program, Political
History and Leadership (PHL) at Arizona State University (ASU)
invites applications for two Postdoctoral Scholar positions in
political history, and/or political institutions to begin Fall
2022. Preference will be given to candidates whose doctoral degree
is in History or related field. Both positions are full-time,
benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointments.
Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory
performance, availability of funding, and needs of the program.
Opportunities for teaching will be dependent on academic unit of
the candidate’s disciplinary field.
Successful candidates will be affiliated with the SHPRS
undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership. This
teaching/research fellows will be mentored by Donald Critchlow,
lead in PHL. A successful candidate will be expected to teach at
the minimum a 2-1 annual teaching load and contribute minimum of 20
hours per week to activities of the program; its curricular
development to the Program in Political History and Leadership and
educational projects sponsored by the program and school; and
research and publication in the field of specialty.
SHPRS is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek
candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to
the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the
humanities, and to serving a diverse student body and
Required qualification: candidates must have a Ph.D. in History
or a field relevant to history. Candidates must be within five
years from receipt of their doctoral degree.
Desired qualifications: evidence of achievement and promise in
research and writing in political history broadly defined, as well
as a demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level
undergraduate courses relevant to Political History and
To apply, submit the following application materials: 1)
curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications,
accomplishments in research and teaching, and future plans in
research and teaching; 3) A statement addressing how your past/and
or/potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance
ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. To guarantee full
consideration, applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/105847.
Application review process will begin June 5, 2022. If the position
is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until
the search is closed. Questions about the position should be
directed to Donald.Critchlow@asu.edu.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and
continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive
environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can
strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
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